Since the beginning of the social networking craze it seems that people have become more distant

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Since the beginning of the social networking craze it seems that people have become more distant from one another due to their constant use of it. Even though social networking does allow us to connect and communicate a lot quicker than before, real face-to-face interaction with each other should be what remains most important for the way we socialize. With the constant use of social networking sites we are driven to stay indoors and glue our eyes onto the screens of our electronic devices. By staying indoors it doesn’t only keep us away from socializing with the real world but it can also affect our life in a negative way. Experts claim that if too much time is spent indoors with no face-to-face interaction, it may affect us both…show more content…
At some points those involved in the online relationship may take it a step forward and actually meet in real life. People are not sure whether to consider this cheating because it isn’t anything physical, but as soon as things start becoming more serious, that’s when cheating is no longer in question. Over trusting people online all leads to a whole different argument about social networking. Those on the opposite side of the screen may not always turn out to be whom they claim to be. Since so much time is spent online, we begin to grow a bond with those we connect to. Some friends may be completely trustworthy because we know them personally, but in other cases we connect with complete strangers and we have no clue whether they are who they say they are. In the online world it is very simple to be a completely different person on any social networking site than you really are. In a current study that was conducted, it was known that fake users are managing approximately 8.7% of Facebook profiles. This doesn’t only put our life in danger but it can also put our identity at risk. There are spam profiles within that 8.7% and these profiles can easily steal one’s identity with a simple click, causing problems that can possibly last a lifetime. Going back to meeting strangers, In 2010 a young man directed a documentary film about himself telling the story about the time he was in an online relationship with a woman whom he never met. When the time came they

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